HR Strange But True!
April 22, 2010

The Georgia legislature is mulling a bill that would ban employers, the government, and other entities from requiring a person to be implanted with a microchip. Some of you could be wondering, is this legislation really necessary, and is anyone really trying to force people to have microchips? One woman says the bill is necessary, claiming she had been implanted with a microchip … in her nether region … by the Department of Defense.

The Atlanta-Journal Constitution reports that the Judiciary Committee in the Georgia House was holding a hearing on the legislation when a woman stepped forward to claim she was someone who has been implanted with a microchip.

“Microchips are like little beepers,” the woman said. “Just imagine, if you will, having a beeper in your rectum or genital area, the most sensitive area of your body. And your beeper numbers displayed on billboards throughout the city. All done without your permission.”

“Ma'am, did you say you have a microchip?” asked a committee member.

“Yes, I do,” she replied. “This microchip was put in my vaginal-rectum area.”

When asked by a committee member who implanted her with the microchip, she claimed the “Department of Defense,” the newspaper reports.

The woman said she has been fighting in court to have the chip removed.

Senate Bill 235 would amend state law to state that “no person shall be required to be implanted with a microchip.” The legislation's definition of “require” includes conditioning any benefit on consent of implantation, including employment, promotion, or other benefit. The legislation was approved by the Senate.

In 2006, an employer in Ohio had microchips implanted in employees, but it was voluntary. You can read about it here.

Source: Atlanta-Journal Constitution

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